Video Producer Salary

Median pay for Video Producers in the United States is around $51K per year. In the world of Video Producers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $6K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $13K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $32K and $81K. Residence and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. Most Video Producers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men account for the majority of Video Producers who responded to the questionnaire — 69 percent to be exact.

$33,869 - $80,056
(Median)
$34K
$51K
$80K
MEDIAN: $50,993
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$11.72 - $35.56
(Median)
$12
$19
$36
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$33,869 - $80,056  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,225  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $12,537  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,981 - $81,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,097
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $35.56  
   
Overtime
$18.25 - $45.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,225  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $12,537  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$31,981 - $81,273  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 190
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Job Description for Video Producer

When a company needs videos created for training, presentations to investors and stockholders, or advertising, they use a video producer. The video producer oversees all aspects of creating the video(s) needed. They handle scripting, shooting, and editing, as well as the acquisition of any equipment or on-screen talent necessary for the video itself.

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Video Producer Tasks

  • Manage video production process by allocating staff, setting schedules, budgeting, and evaluating progress.
  • Support project development, including storyboarding, prototyping, scriptwriting, and consulting with clients.
  • Collaborate with art directors, writers, and production crew to understand video status and needs.

Common Career Paths for Video Producer


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Video Producers who go on to become Executive Producers may see their salaries climb quite a bit. Median pay for Executive Producers is $100K annually.

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Popular Skills for Video Producer


Survey respondents exploit a significant toolbox of skills in their work. Most notably, facility with Budgeting, Budget Management, and Project Management are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 50 percent, 27 percent, and 5 percent, respectively. Those listing Videographer as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Videography and Project Coordinating also typically command lower compensation. It is often found that people who know Project Management are also skilled in Apple Final Cut Pro.

Pay by Experience Level for Video Producer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Video Producers do not generally earn higher incomes from more experience in the field. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $43K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $52K. Video Producers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $60K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $62K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

Pay Difference by Location


For Video Producers, New York provides a pay rate that is 29 percent greater than the national average. Video Producers will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+26 percent), Seattle (+25 percent), San Francisco (+24 percent), and Los Angeles (+22 percent). Location significantly influences compensation, with Orlando Video Producers earning much less — 23 percent less — than the national average. Employers also pay below the national average in Cleveland (17 percent lower) and Philadelphia (14 percent lower).

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Experience Affects Video Producer Salaries




National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Video Producer Salaries

Budgeting
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Production Management
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Adobe Premiere
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National Average
$50,000

Apple Final Cut Pro
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Editing
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Product Photography
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Client Interaction
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Project Coordinating
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Videography
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Videographer
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 265 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 15%
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